Apply for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Students 2019

Apply for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Students 2019

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2019Each year, the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries.

The research scholarship is available to post-graduate researchers in any discipline (who hold a master’s degree as a minimum) who are planning to come to Switzerland to pursue research or further studies at doctoral or post-doctoral level.

Scholarship Description

Host Institution(s)

One of the 10 Swiss cantonal universities, the two Swiss federal institutes of technology or public teaching and research institutes.

Level/Field of Study

Doctoral or Postdoctoral Studies or Research in any discipline

Target Group

International students from more than 180 countries.  See the official website for complete list of eligible countries.

Scholarship Inclusions

The scholarship covers a monthly payment, exemption of tuition fees, health insurance, air fare, housing allowance, etc., as applicable. Please refer to the country-specific fact sheets for exact scholarship benefits.

Eligibility Criteria

Please refer to the country-specific fact sheets for general and specific eligibility criteria.

Application Process

Applications are currently closed.

Please see the country-specific fact sheets for eligibility criteria, application procedure, deadlines, and contact information specific to your country.

If you fulfill the eligibility requirements, contact the Swiss diplomatic representation in your country of origin.

The diplomatic representation will provide you with all the necessary information regarding the procedure including application forms and a list of required documentation.

Application Deadline

Varies, Sept-Dec 2018
Study in: Switzerland
Next course starts 2019

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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